Pre-K scholarships available at J.J. Rhoads

Dallas ISD is offering scholarships for eligible 3- and 4-year-olds to attend J.J. Rhoads All-Day Learning Center in South Dallas at no cost starting this August.

The scholarship guidelines are designed to increase opportunity by making early learning available to more Dallas families.

Families can qualify and receive a scholarship based on the following criteria:

  1. Dallas ISD’s historical academic needs, as identified in district data (currently identified as African American students).
  2. Expanded income bracket: meet scholarship income guidelines.


Household Size New Income Limits
3 $63,991
4 $77,251
5 $90,511

* More family sizes/ income limits are available.

  1. English language proficiency. Families of all races and ethnicities may request that their 3- or 4- year-old be tested for English proficiency.

To submit an application:

  • Go to our website:
  • Call the Pre-K Enrollment Hotline at (214) 932-7735 if you have questions or need help. The call center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
  • Text PREK to (972)-687-7735
  • Email

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